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MSPs vote to urge UK Government to scrap 'repugnant rape clause'

MSPs vote to urge UK Government to scrap 'repugnant rape clause'

MSPs have voted to call on the UK Government to remove the two-child cap on tax credits and scrap the so-called rape clause.

6:59pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Nicola Sturgeon insists lost seats will not derail push for independence

Nicola Sturgeon insists lost seats will not derail push for independence

NICOLA Sturgeon has admitted she could lose a swathe of seats in the General Election and still claim a “win” by getting more votes and seats than any other party.

6:33am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Sturgeon "a laughing stock" after independence flip-flop, says Tories

NICOLA Sturgeon has been accused of becoming a “laughing stock” and leaving the SNP “in disarray” after appearing to flip-flop over independence and the general election.

12:15pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Sturgeon delays her 'next steps' on second referendum until after General Election

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon ahead of her speech at the STUC conference in Aviemore

NICOLA Sturgeon has been accused of becoming a “laughing stock” and leaving the SNP “in disarray” after appearing to flip-flop over independence and the general election.

12:21pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Watch: Kezia Dugdale calls on Tory MSPs to oppose 'rape clause' after reading victim's letter

Photo credit: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Tory MSPs have been urged to heed the "heart-breaking" testimony of a victim and oppose the UK Government's so-called "rape clause".

4:24pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Letters: 'Taking back control' mantra seems limited to Westminster

DEOMCRACY IN ACTION: Ballot boxes being emptied for the East Dunbartonshire constituency count in the General Election of 2015. Picture: Colin Mearns

I MUST confess to being a tad confused with Alasdair Sampson’s polemic on “minorities ruling majorities” (Letters, April 24), because, of course, that is very much the norm in the UK. He may not have noticed that Westminster exercises the bulk of…

12:07am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Scottish voters agree with Theresa May that now is not the time for a second independence referendum

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon ahead of her speech at the STUC conference in Aviemore (Jane Barlow/PA Wire)

Scottish voters agree with Theresa May that now is not the time for a second independence referendum, according to a new poll.

12:07am Tuesday 25 April 2017

No Labour deal with SNP after election, vows Jeremy Corbyn

No Labour deal with SNP after election, vows Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted a second Scottish independence referendum would be "unwanted and unnecessary" as he ruled out the prospect of Labour doing a deal with the SNP after the General Election.

8:28pm Monday 24 April 2017

Iain Macwhirter: Why Macron is seriously bad news for Brexit Britain

Iain Macwhirter: Why Macron is seriously bad news for Brexit Britain

YOU could almost hear the sighs of relief in Brussels as Emmanuel Macron, the Tony Blair of French Politics, came top of the first round of the French presidential elections. The one thing we know about the mercurial Mr Macron, a former socialist who…

8:08am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Scottish Tories under fire over backing for benefits 'rape clause'

Scottish Tories under fire over backing for benefits 'rape clause'

The Tories will come under fire at Holyrood today for supporting the UK Government's so called "rape clause".

8:01am Tuesday 25 April 2017
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